In short

  • The Febelfin recommendation wants to make sure that a number of minimum standards for ‘sustainable’  products are met.
  • At the end of 2011, 6.7% of all investment funds was of the sustainable type.
  • Green loans have turned out to be a big success: especially when the measure was about to be cancelled, people still tried to obtain a green loan. In 2011, the number of additional new loans amounted to 140,000, for a total amount of 2.3 billion EUR.